The opposition in Burkina Faso has agreed to create a common front with which to force a change in the country after the presidential and parliamentary elections scheduled for November 22nd, in which the current President Roch Marc Christian Kaboré will seek his re-election .
Nine presidential candidates, including the main opposition leader Zephirin Diabré, as well as 22 political parties signed a “political agreement” this Tuesday in Ouagadougou, which is the result of “consensus” and whose aim is to achieve a “political change” with a new one Alternative to offering the Burkinabe “.
“The signatories of the agreement have pledged to support those entering the second round of the presidential election,” said Union Vice-President for Progress and Change, Adama Sosso, during the presentation of the agreement. With this in mind, they undertake to combine “forces, equipment and means to support” the candidate to prevent Kaboré from being re-elected, he said, according to the RFI station.
The opposition parties have also agreed on a minimum government program that they must apply in the event of a seizure of power, which focuses on “the fight against terrorism and insecurity, national reconciliation and social cohesion, the fight against corruption”. , promoting women and youth, restoring the authority of the state, promoting the rule of law and defending human rights, “and” promoting the country’s economic and social development, “said Sosso. Burkinabe Sidwaya.